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Day: September 3, 2020

SDRPY in New Partnership to Economically Empower Yemeni Women

RIYADH, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen (SDRPY) has signed a memorandum of cooperation with the Marib Girls’ Foundation to support its vision for economically empowering women through the “Saba Project for the Economic Empowerment of Yemeni Women,” using best practices to qualify Yemeni women to launch initiatives alleviating […]

Shanghai Electric Details Offshore Wind Power Ecosystem Updates at 5th Global Offshore Wind Summit

SHANGHAI, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Shanghai Electric Group, a world leading producer of power generation equipment and related infrastructure hosted the 5th Global Offshore Wind Summit in Jinan, Shandong Province, China on August 27. As the largest and highest-spec summit in the field of offshore wind power in the world, the goal of the […]

Miami International Holdings Reports August 2020 Trading Results for MIAX Exchange Group; Year-to-Date Market Share up Approximately 19% from 2019

PRINCETON, New Jersey, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Miami International Holdings, Inc. (MIH) today reported August 2020 trading results for its three options exchanges – MIAX®, MIAX PEARL® and MIAX Emerald™ (together, the MIAX Exchange Group™). The MIAX Exchange Group collectively executed over 70.9 million equity option contracts in August for a combined average daily volume (ADV) […]

US Trade Deficit Surges to Highest in 12 Years

Washington: The US trade deficit surged in July to the highest level in 12 years, as imports jumped by a record amount, the government reported Thursday. The US Commerce Department said the July trade deficit—the gap between what the country buys and what it sells abroad—surged 18.9 percent to $63.6 billion. It was the biggest […]

Saudi Arabia Deposits Accession Documents to Locarno and Vienna Agreements at WIPO

Geneva: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia joined today the Locarno agreement which establishes a classification for industrial designs and the Vienna agreement which is an international classification of the figurative elements of marks. Permanent representative of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the United Nations in Geneva Dr. Abdulaziz Al-Wasil deposited the two documents of […]

Health Ministry: 833 New Cases Detected while 1,454 Recovered in the Kingdom

Riyadh: The Ministry of Health announced in a statement today that 833 new confirmed cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, bringing the total number to 318,319 cases, including 20,373 active cases undergoing treatment. Of these, there are 1,495 critical cases, while the health condition of the rest […]

Typhoon Injures 18 in Japan before Moving to Korean Peninsula

Tokyo: At least 18 people have been injured on Japan’s southwestern main island of Kyushu as powerful Typhoon Maysak passed near the region before moving to the Korean Peninsula on Thursday, local authorities said, according to Kyodo News. Another typhoon, Haishen, is expected to develop into a very powerful storm and reach waters near the […]

GCC Secretary General Receives Ambassador of Mauritius

Riyadh: Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf received today in Riyadh Ambassador of Mauritius to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Showkutally Soodhun. The meeting discussed ways to enhance cooperation between the GCC countries and Mauritius in fields of common interest.   Source: Saudi Press Agency

MoH: 937 Call Center received over 2 million calls in August

Riyadh: The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced that the 937 Call Center received 2,442,010 calls in August 2020, through which several services were provided. The ministry stated that August witnessed an unprecedented achievement in the work of 937 Call Center, as it achieved a record in responding to the calls of beneficiaries. The number […]

Germany’s Confirmed Coronavirus Cases Rise by 1,311 to 246,166

Berlin: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Germany increased by 1,311 to 246,166, data from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for infectious diseases showed on Thursday, Reuters reported. The reported death toll rose by eight to 9,321, the tally showed.   Source: Saudi Press Agency